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    Sale 1963

    Maritime Art Including Fine Paintings, Nautical Antiques, Scrimshaw And Ship Models

    30 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 221

    A 19th century English mirror backed builder's model of the S.S. Pearlmoor

    WILLIAM DOXFORD & SONS, LIM'D; SUNDERLAND

    Price Realised  

    A 19th century English mirror backed builder's model of the S.S. Pearlmoor
    William Doxford & Sons, Lim'd; Sunderland
    the hull built up in lifts with painted bottom in rust red, topsides in black, the decks finished in light grey (cracklure with age), detailed with anchor, bollards, ventilators, capstan, windlass, winches, davits, ladders (and other metal details in German silver), hatches, funnel (painted in red and black), bridge and bridge wings, catwalks and other details. Displayed on a pair of turned German silver pedestals with in a mahogany framed case with mirrored back and end panels, and the original builder's plaque.
    15 x 58¾ in. (38.1 x 149.2 cm.) cased.


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